Picnic Memory Game



Let’s go on a picnic! This memory game will develop a specific skill set of children— attention, listening and memory skills. This a fun game to play on the road to a family vacation.



What You Need

2 or more players


Step 1.

All the players sit together. This is a memory game so everyone must listen attentively to what each player will say.

Step 2.

The first player will start by saying “I am going on a picnic” and then picks an item he wants to bring. Example, “I am going on a picnic and I will bring an umbrella.”

Step 3.

The next player repeats what the first player said and adds his own item on the list. Example, “I am going on a picnic and I will bring an umbrella and a blanket.”

Step 4.

The succeeding players will follow the same pattern — memorizing and adding one item to the list at their turn.

Step 5.

The player loses if he forgets an item on the list. That player then begins the next round.


More Fun Ideas and Expansions

Create a customized memory game with these expanded ideas:

  • Play each round focusing on a specific category. Example: Fruits, meat, beverages.
  • Use a different them like going to the beach or to the museum.
  • Make up teams and create your own rules. Invite the whole family for more fun and exciting rounds of your memory game.

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